Contract Senior or Principal Embedded Software Engineer

Contract Senior or Principal Embedded Software Engineer
  • Competitive
  • Contract
  • Enfield, London, England, UK Enfield London GBR EN11BB
Job Ref: BBBH126077
Sector: Aerospace & Defence
Date Added: 17 March 2023

Contract Senior or Principal Embedded Software Engineer

My client is a leader in the Aerospace and Defence Sectors especially in the areas of Radar and Optoelectronics

JOB SCOPE: The Embedded Software Engineer is responsible for the whole or an assigned portion of a design from preliminary specification through to verified software. The Embedded Software Engineer provides expert knowledge of software design, test and verification.JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • To use good engineering practice to produce embedded software for new, innovative and profitable products and solutions for the business.
  • To support and enhance existing software in accordance with business and commercial requirements.
  • To undertake defining a set of requirements for a feature/bug fix up to system level; design and document a solution that meets the requirements; and, implement, test and verify the design meets the requirements with supported test evidence.
  • To write technical documentation including low level requirement specifications, test specification and functional description.
  • Will be expected to take responsibility of a small project/work package. This will involve scoping the task and defining resources together with estimated time scales. Project ownership will involve monitoring project progress and reporting to stake holders.
  • To be knowledgeable of working polices and implement them. Advise junior members of the team of the practices they should be following.
  • To be responsible for building a software package for release; including: configuring the release, raising the appropriate documentation and chairing the release meeting.
  • To be able to use test equipment such as: oscilloscopes, spectrum analysers, signal generators, etc. to test hardware on the bench running your implemented embedded software and verify it operates as expected.
  • Technical liaison within and outside with customers, suppliers and collaborators on software related matters.
  • Mentoring of junior members of the team and providing constructive feedback in code/document reviews.
  • Travel within the UK & Germany may be required, and is considered an occasional feature of this role. Requests could be made at short notice.
  • Any other tasks associated with this role.


  • An excellent Masters or Bachelors Degree from a good university.
  • 5 years or more experience working on embedded software designs.
  • Proven track record of producing designs on time and within budget.
  • Good command of written and verbal English.
  • Experience working on Radar or related DSP applications desirable.

Carbon60, Lorien & SRG - The Impellam Group STEM Portfolio are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

16/04/2023 17:31:05
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Contact Consultant:
Adrian Weideman

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